Associate Professor of Statistics and Associate Chair
- Office: Manchester 343
- Phone: (336) 758-3334
- Home Page: http://www.wfu.edu/~erhardrj/
- Email: erhardrj 'at' wfu.edu
- Ph.D. Statistics and Operations Research, 2012, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- M.S. Statistics, 2006, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- B.A. Physics, 2003, State University of New York College at Geneseo
My research interests include environmental and climate statistics, computational statistics, extremes, and actuarial science. I'm particularly interested in measuring and quantifying environmental risks, studying impacts of climate change on these risks, and exploring possible insurance solutions.
Environmental Statistics, Computational Statistics, Risk Assessment, Actuarial Science
- R scripts and data for Incorporating Climate Change in to Risk Measures Paper: Scripts and Data
- R scripts and data for short-term Temperature Portfolio Risk: Scripts and Data
- Code for Modelling extremes using approximate Bayesian computation in Exterme Value Modeling and Risk Analysis --- Methods and Applications
- R package ABCExtremes (this facilitates ABC fitting of isotropic, stationary max-stable processes following the Erhardt, Smith 2012 CSDA paper) ABCExtremes.tar.gz
- R scripts and data for K-nn downscaling hydrology application: Scripts and Data for Downscaling Paper
- Data and scripts for North American Cooling Degree Day and Heating Degree Day Trends: Data and Files for North American CDD and HDD Paper
- Insurance Experts Rank Climate Change as Top Risk for 2019. Grist.org, May 3, 2019.
- Society of Actuaries Research Insights Podcast
- Climate Central Article about Projected Impacts of Climate Change on Wind Energy Density in the United States
- Senate Candidates in Denial about Climate Change Charlotte Observer Op/Ed, April 29, 2014.
Backpacking, hiking, biking, running